- Philip K. Mason - District Wildlife Manager Colorado
Department of Natural Resources was killed when a 1,000 pound
rolled bail of hay, fell on him while it was being loaded it into
a truck. September 3, 2001
- James Howard Olterman - Terrestrial Biologist and the
area's wildlife law enforcement officer was killed in a plane
crash while on a fish stocking mission to hunts lake near Salida.
September 4, 2002